Braves slip in All-Star voting

Freddie Freeman, Evan Gattis and Andrelton Simmons all slipped in National League All-Star voting results.

In the second balloting results released Tuesday, Freeman slipped to third among first basemen with a total of 511,177 votes. He now trails the Dodgers’ Adrian Gonzalez (647,826) and the Rockies’ Justin Morneau (525,614). Freeman was second behind Gonzalez in the initial balloting results May 28.

Gattis dropped to fourth among catchers with 388,548 votes. He was third in the initial balloting. Gattis trails the Cardinals’ Yadier Molina (1,210,579), the Giants’ Buster Posey (766,356) and the Brewers’ Jonathan Lucroy (522,310).

Simmons fell out of the top five among shortstops. He was third in the initial balloting. The Rockies’ Troy Tulowitzki leads all shortstops and all players with 1,419,718 votes.

Justin Upton is seventh among outfielders with 556,305 votes.

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